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SwanSongs with Pia Harris - Songs for Lovers

So often, composers wrote songs spontaneously for lovers or friends. The composer was likely a pianist, choosing a text and crafting the vocal line for someone dear to them. Richard Strauss wrote many of his songs for his wife Pauline, a formidable singer. Claude Debussy wrote songs as a young man, head-over-heels in love with the red-haired, green-eyed soprano Blanche Vasnier. And Benjamin Britten produced almost all of his songs and operatic tenor roles for his lifelong partner Peter Pears.
On Sunday 13 September 2020 at 3:00pm


Christ Church, Claremont
Corner Stirling Highway and Queenslea Dr, Claremont, WA 6010

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